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Washington, Western Whatcom County

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:40 AM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 22, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Skagit, and
Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce,
Snohomish, and Thurston.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon

* heavy rain is forecast to fall Saturday afternoon through Sunday
afternoon. The period of heaviest rain will be Saturday night
with the focus of rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens
Pass southward. Less rain is forecast for the north Cascades and
Olympics. There is still a chance the heavy rain could spread to
the northern Cascades and Olympics. The Flood Watch remains in
effect for all counties in western Washington with the exception
of island and San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the
Cascades from the Skykomish river southward, with a few rivers
cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the
area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream
flooding is possible beginning Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:40 AM PDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 22, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Skagit, and
Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis, Pierce,
Snohomish, and Thurston.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon

* heavy rain is forecast to fall Saturday afternoon through Sunday
afternoon. The period of heaviest rain will be Saturday night
with the focus of rainfall in the Cascades from about Stevens
Pass southward. Less rain is forecast for the north Cascades and
Olympics. There is still a chance the heavy rain could spread to
the northern Cascades and Olympics. The Flood Watch remains in
effect for all counties in western Washington with the exception
of island and San Juan counties.

* Minor flooding is forecast on most rivers flowing out of the
Cascades from the Skykomish river southward, with a few rivers
cresting in the moderate flood category. Other rivers in the
area could also flood. In addition, urban and small stream
flooding is possible beginning Saturday night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Www.Weather.Gov/Seattle


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